At Gradient, we are a customer-centered, employee-focused consulting engineering firm founded in 2018. We specialize in Land and Water engineering services, with Innovation as a cornerstone. Our solutions are built on creative ideas, innovative thinking, and sustainable practices. We are problem-solvers dedicated to helping our clients achieve their goals.

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Our Expertise

Our primary focus is Stormwater Management, which includes research, evaluation, modeling, and design of effective solutions. We also provide construction oversight and post-construction inspection and maintenance (asset management) services for traditional stormwater control measures (SCMs) and green stormwater infrastructure.

We also strongly emphasize commercial and institutional Land Development, including planning, design, permitting, and construction management.

Our North Carolina-based Professional Engineers team brings national experience and is licensed in multiple states, including NC, MD, DC, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, TX, and AZ. Our team includes NASSCO-certified (PACP, MACP, LACP) and certified Institute of Asset Management (IAM) staff.

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Our Commitment

At Gradient, we believe that success is measured by the satisfaction of our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional service and adding value to every project we undertake.

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National Experience and Local Presence

Although our primary focus is on our home state of North Carolina, our geographical area of service extends nationwide. Additionally, our staff holds other industry-pertinent certifications and training, further enhancing the quality of our work.

Small Professional Services Firm

Gradient is proud to be certified as a Small Professional Services Firm (SPSF) by the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

The ABCDs of how Gradient is different from other firms:

Gradient stands out from other consulting engineering firms in several ways. The A, B, C, and D's of our distinctive approach are:

  • Ability to Listen: We understand the importance of listening to our clients. We take the time to understand your project challenges and needs truly. By doing so, we deliver tailored solutions that address your specific requirements.
  • Big Picture Understanding with Attention to Detail: We believe in a holistic project approach. While we have a big-picture understanding of your project needs, we also pay attention to the smallest details. This enables us to design innovative, practical, and effective solutions that meet your objectives.
  • Commitment to Customer Success: Our commitment to your success goes beyond completing projects. We believe in building long-term partnerships based on collaboration. We work closely with you to understand your goals and develop a customized approach that leads to your success.
  • Deliver Excellence: We deliver high-quality, practical, innovative solutions to complex problems. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing exceptional service and surpassing your expectations at every step of the process.

To deliver projects effectively, we operate with common-sense project management practices.

Our Vision:

To be a Trusted and Reliable resource to our clients.

Our Mission:

To help our clients succeed by consistently adding value and benefits.

Our Values:

  • Integrity- We practice total honesty and fairness in conducting business. We not only do things right but also do the right thing.
  • Quality- We take pride in what we do and strive for excellence in everything we do. We focus on detail and take ownership of our product.
  • Delivery- We do what we say we're going to do. We are committed to delivering quality work on time and meeting client commitments.
  • Freedom- We treat our employees as professionals and empower them to take responsibility for their clients, work, and careers. We foster an environment of trust, autonomy, and personal growth.
  • Financial Strength- We are practicing engineers; this is our craft and livelihood. We understand the importance of financial stability, as it ensures our ability to serve our clients effectively.